Here at Fnality International, we were pleased to see Christina Segal-Knowles, Executive Director, Market Infrastructure Directorate at the Bank of England address the challenges and opportunities in payments post Covid on 11th June 2020. The key points that we take from the speech are as follows:
Solving for on-chain payment in wholesale banking
'Stablecoins' are typically viewed as a proxy for money, so we do need to be careful about their use and the potential risks that they create. To this end, the FSB has authored a paper on stablecoins: "Addressing the regulatory, supervisory and oversight challenges raised by “global stablecoin” arrangements”.
Fnality International can confirm that we are adding Adhara to our ecosystem of vendors as a trusted partner, specifically on the design, configuration and implementation of the blockchain elements. This is in line with our long term goal to pursue an open collaboration model for multiple partners for development of the Fnality Global Payments and associated software products. Adhara’s experience of working with Commercial Banks, Central Banks and Exchanges on Liquidity Mgt, FX and Payments provides broad input to Fnality at this stage of our journey.
Is the DLT potential real, why haven’t we realised it, will we ever realise any of it? These are all questions worth examining. Here’s my view as we end 2019 and plan for progress in 2020. It’s a long piece; your feedback is really welcome.
Where’s the headphone jack on the latest iPhone? There isn’t one. If you want to use headphones, you need an adaptor. Compatibility is always a consideration when you try to take a big leap forward.
Delivering a 'peer-to-peer' digital settlement asset for wholesale banking